Andreas Athanasiou

LA Kings: Positives, Negatives, & Outlook Andreas Athanasiou

LA Kings (Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports) Signed to a one-year contract on the eve of the 2021 LA Kings Training Camp, Andreas Athanasiou came to Los Angeles two years removed from a 30-goal campaign on a Detroit Red Wings squad that finished second to last in the Atlantic Division.
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Andreas Athanasiou: “It’s the Perfect Time to Get Hot” for LA Kings

Mar 31, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Los Angeles Kings left wing Andreas Athanasiou (22) celebrates after scoring against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: John Locher/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports. En route Saturday’s win, Andreas Athanasiou made his...
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LA Kings: Andreas Athanasiou praises JAD, talks staying next season

LA Kings (Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports) Whether Andreas Athanasiou gets dealt at the trade deadline remains to be determined, but the LA Kings forward hinted at staying beyond this year. Signed to a one-year contract just days before training camp was set to open, Andreas Athanasiou has...

The LA Kings should offer Andreas Athanasiou an extension

LA KIngs (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Originally brought in to be a one-year bridge to the prospects, Athanasiou may have found a long-term home with the LA Kings. The LA Kings went into this past off-season with a lot of cap space available. Many felt the team would and should go “big game hunting,” with the likes of Alex Pietrangelo, Torey Krug, and Taylor Hall available as unrestricted free agents.

Andreas Athanasiou: Back or Just Lucky in LA So Far This Season?

Andreas Athanasiou has three goals on three shots in three games for the Los Angeles Kings so far this season. No, that is not a typo. The forward who once scored 30 goals in Detroit and but struggled with the Edmonton Oilers so they let walk this offseason, is shooting 100% so far in this 2020-21 campaign. It’s great for the Kings, but is this really any kind of insight as to what version of Athanasiou the team actually has on its hands?

LA Kings: Andreas Athanasiou on why he decided to join rebuilding Kings

LA Kings (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Newest LA Kings forward Andreas Athanasiou spoke with the media on Wednesday, explaining why he signed with Los Angeles. Skating with the LA Kings for the first time on Wednesday, Andreas Athanasiou spoke with the media about why he signed with LA, playing with Jeff Carter and Blake Lizotte, his elite skating abilities, Martin Frk.

LA Kings: Todd McLellan offers clear expectations for Andreas Athanasiou

LA Kings (Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) Expected to join the LA Kings this week, Andreas Athanasiou’s history as a goal-scorer comes with enormous expectations at both ends of the ice. Last week, the LA Kings made a small signing in terms of the salary cap and contract length....
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Kings hope Andreas Athanasiou can recapture his scoring touch

Speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou hopes to give the Los Angeles Kings a much-needed offensive boost. The Los Angeles Kings recently signed the gifted skating Andreas Athanasiou to a one-year deal worth a mere $1.2 million. It’s a great deal for L.A., who desperately requires some offensive firepower. The Kings are taking a low-risk, high reward gamble that Athanasiou will regain his scoring touch in 2021.
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Red Wings should have considered a reunion with Andreas Athanasiou

The Detroit Red Wings should have considered a reunion with forward Andreas Athanasiou. Former Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou recently signed a one-year $1.2 million deal with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-flying Woodbridge, Ontario native Athanasiou will bring an extra dynamic to a Kings team searching for secondary scoring to support their super-star center Anze Kopitar.
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Kings sign Andreas Athanasiou to one-year contract

The LA Kings are signing forward Andreas Athanasiou to a one-year contract, as announced by the team earlier today. The deal is a one-way deal, worth $1.2 million at the NHL level. THE VITALS. Athanasiou, a 6-2, 190-pound native of Woodbridge, Ontario, split last season between the Detroit Red Wings...

LA Kings: Why Andreas Athanasiou makes bottom-six battle exciting

LA Kings (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The LA Kings added Andreas Athanasiou on a one-year deal on Monday. He figures to push someone off the NHL roster. Coinciding with the 2020 NHL Draft, LA Kings general manager Rob Blake indicated the organization was potentially looking at another forward to challenge players like Carl Grundstrom, Trevor Moore, and Matt Luff, among others — essentially bottom-six forwards.

NHL Signings: PTOs, Seth Jarvis, Ethan Bear and Andreas Athanasiou

David Pagnotta: The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Jordan Nolan to a PTO. Nolan had signed an AHL deal with the Penguins earlier this month. Elliotte Friedman: The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Jordan Schmaltz to a PTO. Craig Morgan: Schmaltz has a history with Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong from...

New Jersey Devils: Andreas Athanasiou Is A Better Fit Than Mike Hoffman Anyway

OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 29: Andreas Athanasiou #72 of the Detroit Red Wings skates with the puck against Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on December 29, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***. The New Jersey...

LA Kings: Andreas Athanasiou joins team on one-year contract

LA Kings (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images) Looking to add some more offense to their lineup, the LA Kings are taking a chance on a former 30-goal scorer with some wheels. With the start of the regular season nearing, transactions around the NHL are beginning to pick up again after...